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Tracheotomy Decannulation

A tracheotomy (also known as a tracheostomy) is a surgical opening in the neck going into the trachea, commonly known as the windpipe. Tracheotomies allow air to get to the lungs in a variety of situations in which the airway is compromised. Among the most common situations requiring a tracheotomy are those in which a…

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